Military cost control (81 - 87 of 87 items)
Adoption of Commercial Standards for Seat Spacing and In-Flight Food Service Would Reduce Contract Airlift Costs and Conserve Fuel
LCD-76-211: Published: Oct 5, 1976. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1976.
A comparison was made of standards for seat spacing and food service on Military Airlift Command (MAC) charter flights with commercial standards. MAC seat spacing of 38 inches falls between commercial first-class and coach-class spacing. Specifications for meals are for higher quality than for those served on commercial flights. GAO found that reduced seating capacity on MAC charter aircraft and m...
Army Plans To Realine The Armament Community
LCD-76-448: Published: Aug 3, 1976. Publicly Released: Aug 3, 1976.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's plan to establish a U.S. Army Armament Development Center and Armament Logistics command, focusing on the : (1) annual recurring cost reductions and the one-time costs; (2) community impact data; and (3) environmental impact assessments in the Army's justification study for realignment.GAO noted that: (1) the Army estimated that the annu...
Personnel And Cost Reductions Possible Through Elimination Of Personal Services At Officers' Quarters And Closed Messes
FPCD-75-150: Published: Jun 4, 1975. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1975.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated possible reductions through the elimination of personal services at officers' quarters and closed messes, focusing on: (1) different ways the military services fund and operate bachelor officers' quarters (BOQ) and officers' closed messes; (2) Navy and Marine Corps support of BOQs and closed messes with appropriated funds and military personnel an...
Economic And Logistical Impact Resulting From The Announced Closure Of Fort MacArthur
B-172707: Published: Nov 7, 1974. Publicly Released: Nov 7, 1974.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the economic and logistical impact resulting from the announced closure of Fort MacArthur.GAO noted that: (1) on February 4, 1974, Department Of Defense announced the closure of Fort MacArthur, effective June 30, 1975; (2) on June 18, 1974, the Army announced a modification to the closure plan so that part of the fort would be retained for use by R...
Production and Utilization of Training Films by the Department of Defense
092428: Feb 16, 1972
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Need For Improvement In The Army's Supply System To Ensure The Recovery Of Repairable Spare Parts
B-146874: Published: Jan 23, 1968. Publicly Released: Jan 23, 1968.
GAO reviewed the practices and procedures relating to the return of recoverable repair parts to Army repair facilities.GAO noted that: (1) the Army has established procedures governing the return of unserviceable recoverable repair parts to the supply system for repair and reuse; (2) however, GAO found that substantial quantities of these parts were not being returned by using activities; (3) at s...
Findings Resulting From Initial Review of the Ballistic Missile Programs of the Department of the Air Force
B-133042: Published: Dec 27, 1960. Publicly Released: Dec 27, 1960.
The General Accounting Office has performed a review of the administrative management of the THOR ballistic missile program of the Air Force and, to a lesser extent, of its ATLAS and TITAN programs. This review was made pursuant to the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921 (31 U.S.C. 531), the Accounting and Auditing Act of- 1950 (31 U.S.C. 67), and the authority of the Comptroller General to examine co...